In this segment, the land history of “Katie's Point” along the bay in Chippewa City illustrates how questionable land transactions and county taxation policies significantly contributed to the final decline of the Chippewa City community.
Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week: governor's ballot recount, county tax increases, Isle Royale National Park begins evaluation of c
Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.
Minnesota's U.S. Senator Al Franken spoke with WTIPs Jay Andersen on "Daybreak", Dec. 1.
The BBC station in Shropshire, UK recently discussed WTIP on the air. The unexpected publicity came after WTIP Program Director Roger Linehan corresponded with a local folk band from Shropshire called Whalebone. Roger has been playing Whalebone's music on the Thursday night folk show, Thirsty Boots, and on WTIP's early morning show, DayBreak. After communicating with Roger the band sent out a press release saying their music was being heard as far away as Grand Marais, MN in the USA. The story was picked up by the BBC in Shropshire and resulted in an on-air feature. Give it a listen Be sure to tune in all the way through, as WTIP gets a station ID from the BBC announcers at the end of the segment.
Jeff Nemitz is WTIP’s engineer extraordinaire. Jeff’s skills and abilities keep WTIP’s signal on the air.
Local nurses Teresa Borak and Patty Doherty stopped by the Roadhouse Nov. 26 to talk with Bob about their volunteer medical work with Partner for Surgery in Guatemala. There will be a fundraiser for their efforts Dec. 3 and 4 at Betsy Bowen's Studio in Grand Marais.